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Disneyland: still the best

So we came into a bit of money earlier in the year, and decided we’d each have a treat. Mrs R got her new kitchen (report follows), I got my big telly (report follows), and Alex got his return trip to Disneyland Paris. Here’s the trip report! I actually like Disneyland, and I like myself […]

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JCB Dieselmax: a landmark for new media

Firstly, the breaking of the diesel-powered land speed record this week by the JCB team: brilliant. But something interesting occurred to me yesterday, whilst I listened to a caller on Five Live berating the BBC and other mass media for neglecting what for many people has been the only noteworthy thing in a quiet news […]

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Andy Green: Sports Personality of the Year!

Which one of these looks more like the Sports Personality of the Year to you? OK, probably neither. In a conventional, sane world, Nicole Cooke or Monty Panesar would be shoo-ins for their achievements and entertainment. Proper sports, proper accomplishments on and off the field or track. But in this celebrity-obsessed world, it’s being suggested […]

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HD = Highly Desirable

Lots of things to catch up on from the several weeks when I wasn’t posting in May, June and July. One of the things I would have blogged about on a daily basis would have been assembling a new AV system for the living room. So much research to do! So much shopping! So much […]

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My new favourite online game ever

Thanks to Gibbo for alerting me to something really special. Geosense says it’s been around since 2003 so I’m gutted that I’d never seen it before. It’s a “point to where the place is” quiz with a world map, and to add interest, you can play against other people online. How cool is that? Very.

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Put yourself on a plinth yeah?

Unquestionably the thing on TV at the moment which makes me laugh the most is Modern Toss. Indeed it’s the only TV for a long time which has made me giggle out loud, so much so that Mrs R came down to find out what it was all about. And it just got better, because […]